Here’s something to be thankful for: Traffic in DC isn’t quite this much of a circus. This video is clearly staged, but imagine what life would be like if streets were really this hard to cross!

Ashley Robbins, recently described as a “transit gun for hire,” is a psychologist by training who fell in love with transit advocacy. She moved to DC from Atlanta in 2014 to become a policy wonk and explore a more extensive transit system. She works as a research analyst for Mobility Lab.